Oil prices have risen about one per cent on growing evidence of falling Iranian crude exports before the imposition of new US sanctions, as well as a partial production shutdown in the Gulf of Mexico because of Hurricane Michael.
Woodside Petroleum has picked Texas-based Bechtel as the most likely contractor to build a new LNG train at its Pluto facility near Karratha, but has hit a hurdle in approvals for an associated fly-in fly-out camp.
The University of Western Australia’s new trading room has been named as the education project of the year at the annual AV Awards in London, beating out entries from the University of California and the Qatar National Library.
West Australian Supreme Court judge Joseph McGrath and former Australian Public Service commissioner Lynelle Briggs have been appointed to lead the federal government's aged care royal commission, which is expected to take 18 months.
Gina Rinehart’s Hancock Prospecting plans to focus on how to integrate Atlas Iron’s operations into its existing business after acquiring more than a 90 per cent shareholding in the struggling iron ore miner.
US stock indexes were lower on Monday, pressured by a drop in technology and energy companies and muted appetite for equities after last week's spike in Treasury yields following healthy economic data.
Sue and Mat Daubney’s Bannister Downs Dairy officially opened its $20 million-plus robotic milking operation and tourism centre at the weekend, with the pair cutting a special ribbon with major investor Gina Rinehart.